SailNet Community - View Single Post - Best LED Deck Light?
View Single Post
post #9 of Old 03-15-2011
Learning the HARD way...
eherlihy's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Boston / Ft Myers Area
Posts: 5,500
Thanks: 287
Thanked 198 Times in 194 Posts
Rep Power: 11
Originally Posted by fallard View Post
... Should you have a lightning strike or even a near strike, you are likely to lose the LEDs. This goes for lights inside the cabin as well as any attached to your mast.
And THAT is the best reason that I know of NOT to go with LED lights.

I believe that MaineSail has had some recent experience with lightning. With all the LED lighting that he has, it would be interesting to hear what was damaged.
eherlihy is online now  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome